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The Indianapolis 500, a History - Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
REVISED EDITION - First of five book series examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 from 1946 to 1969. Volume One: Resurrection and Blue Crowns includes the story of the Speedway’s catastrophic opening, its 1945 sale to Tony Hulman, and each race from 1946 through 1953, examining events and people who shaped the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and its legend.
Building Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,910. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Their corporate bosses have given them a dangerous job intended to fail - the building of the first small Space Elevator - but when they succeed at that task, they are transferred to another project, that of finishing building the first classical wheel-type Space Station in LEO - where they discover that it is a prison from where they are intended to never return. (1st in Jim Cline's sci fi saga)
Squawk 7700
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
1000 Historic Automobile Sites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,030. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Worldwide bestseller! At last, a comprehensive reference book featuring 1000 of the world’s most interesting historic automobile sites for the auto enthusiast. Listed are names addresses, tel for: museums, collections, homes, birthplaces, factories, racing circuits, gas stations, Route 66, memorials, gravesites, curiosities, celebrity cars, racing cars, film cars, prototypes, models, worldwide.
F-35 Lightning II - Combat aircraft for the future
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This book presents to you the history behind the F-35 Lightning II, not to mention revealing previous unknown secrets and some of the technology found in the air fighter that will replace the F-16 and several other fighters. This book is indeed a golden pearl for aircraft enthusiasts!
Fernweh: A Trans Continental Motorcycle Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Unleash Your Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles
A motorcycle adventure through Europe, Russia, Asia and South America. Take a seat in a Russian banya, a Mongolian ger, or a campfire in the deserted pampas. Ride through icy deserts, over dizzying mountain passes, through swamps and endless forests. And more important than the places, meet the people that make a motorcycle trip the most memorable adventure of a lifetime.
Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The Automotive Intelligentsia 2009-2010 Sports Car Guide spotlights 54 of the most coveted rides on the road. Full-length profiles place the reader firmly behind the wheel and chronicle each model’s heart-pounding performance, advanced technology and storied heritage, complete with full specifications.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Up the Airway
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,030. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
Commercial Aviation 101
Price: Free! Words: 34,810. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Commercial Aviation 101 goes in depth to describe how things work today in the commercial aviation industry. Explanations for current aviation security programs are included in the first half of the book, while the second half reviews the business side of the industry and explains common terms and procedures. Finally an encyclopedia is included with definitions for dozens of various items.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.
The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning, Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Jeff Olson's experiences in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors of the sustainable transportation field have made one thing clear: when most people think about transportation they often consider only two options, highways and mass transit. Through his experiences, Jeff realized that walking and bicycling are unique forms of mobility that represent a separate, Third Mode of transportation.
History of Aviation Disasters: 1950 to 9/11
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 297,250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Former federal airline safety inspector documents a half century of corruption and non-feasance that enabled to occur many of America's worst airline disasters, and particularly those resulting from terrorist acts.
Lovers Take Up Less Space - An Alphabet Guide To The Tube
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A humorous review of the addictive misery of commuting on the London Underground. A blow by blow account of everything from how to find breathing space on a packed Tube train, to the psychological torture of your fellow passengers eating a fresh hot bag of chips and not passing them round. This book will open your eyes to experiences your senses have long since ignored in the interest of sanity.
Echo of a Distant Planet
Series: Science Fiction for Astronomers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
How would a distant alien intelligence contact earth? Shawna is an Air Force officer with remembrances of the future. Trapped in a structured military world, her unearthly memories persist for nearly three decades, culminating in a first contact message from the stars.
Tracks and Horizons: 26 Countries on a Motorcycle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In the 60's, Carlos Caggiani traveled to 26 countries on an old motorcycle with hardly a penny to his name. He suffered famine, intense weather, was chased by the FBI, was shot at in Bolivia, and even survived a serious accident. The experiences in this book demonstrate a human being's tenacity and triumph in the face of adversity.
Legendy naszej motoryzacji - Polish Edition po polsku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: Polish. Published: November 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Wybierz się w pasjonującą podróż przez ponad 100 lat historii polskiej motoryzacji.
100,000 BMW Prayer Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Motorcycles, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
100,000 miles on a Sport BMW motorcycle? And you are riding that kind of miles in 5 years? Most of the time alone? Follow along as I give Praise and worship to Jesus Christ my savior and LORD as I ride or repair one BMW K1100RS.
Railtrack and Other Letters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 and represented by JM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
I have a boast to make: I am a Railway Enthusiast - a veritable Anorak. So, when I noticed that Railtrack PLC (a Public Limited Company incorporated in England and Wales on 28th of February 1994) had re-registered as a Private Limited Company (on 3rd February 2003) and was now known as Network Rail Infrastructure Limited), it occured to me that the company name Railtrack was available.
From Smoke to Mirrors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A car-friendly guide to the future of transport, written for non-technical readers by a car enthusiast and manufacturing engineer. From Smoke to Mirrors shows why renewable petrol and diesel in New Zealand will be more affordable in the future than conventional fuels are today. Describes a flexible transition plan that keeps New Zealand's options open in case someone invents a better car or truck.